August 7, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Thank you to all who came out last night to celebrate National Night Out 2019! Our officers enjoyed socializing with people in all areas of Minneapolis to help build a healthier, safer city.
August 5, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – We are encouraging everyone to participate in National Night Out with us tomorrow (Tuesday, August 6th)! This nationwide event encourages people to join their community block parties in an effort to get to know their neighbors and encourage crime prevention. It’s a great way to promote community-police partnerships and enjoy […]
To the victims and their family members in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas, the MPD sends its thoughts and prayers as your cities begin to heal from these horrific acts of violence. The Minneapolis Police Department has increased it’s presence in and around our entertainment districts out of an abundance of caution. We welcome […]
The MPD would like to caution residents of a scam that occurred recently in Minneapolis. On Wednesday July 31st, an elderly female received numerous calls on her cell phone and her home phone. The caller ID indicated the calls were coming from “United States G” and “Social Security Admin”. The caller advised the elderly female […]
ATTENTION TO 18+ WOMEN: We’re offering a variety of courses that will allow you to explore different aspects of being a peace officer, at the upcoming MPD Women’s Leadership Academy! Get hands on everyday training from actual law enforcement personnel in a welcoming and encouraging environment – and hopefully walk away with interest in joining the […]
July 23, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Today we celebrated a beautiful day at the Ronald McDonald house, this time with a piñata! Our officers had fun coordinating this game with the guests who are receiving care. Kids enjoyed taking turns hitting the piñata while our officers helped them out, and the children of course loved the […]
July 23, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Come see the MPD at the 13th annual Veterans Career Fair, taking place tomorrow, July 24th! Please visit our recruitment booth at the Earle Brown Heritage Center (6155 Earle Brown Dr., Brooklyn Center, MN) from 2:00 – 6:00 PM. We hope to see you there! #MNVets19
July 17, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Happy National Hot Dog Day! We celebrated with Minneapolis Fire Department and St. Paul Police Department by competing in a hot dog eating contest hosted by Chicago’s Taste Authority. Thanks to Officer Robert Thunder for eating 6 fully loaded Chicago-style hot dogs, MPD has won 11 years in a row. […]
July 13, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – The MPD along with our partners at The Inner Hero hosted a 5 on 5 basketball tournament at the Harold Mezile North Community YMCA. MPD Officers and the community participated in a ‘skills’ competition before the tournament kicked off. After Chief Medaria Arradondo competed in a free throw contest, he […]
July 11, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Join us on Wednesday, July 17th for tea and conversation with MPD Officers! We will be at the Brian Coyle Center (420 S 15th Ave) from 5 PM to 7 PM, so feel free to get to know us and ask questions while enjoying tea and cookies.